Baby boy was left with cerebral palsy after doctors dismissed his pregnant mum's stomach pain
Shanto Khaliquzzaman, from Sutton Coldfield, developed cerebral palsy which has left him unable to walk, talk or sit up without assistance, after being starved of oxygen in the womb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Improving trunk postural control facilitates walking in children with cerebral palsy: a pilot study - Yan S, Park SH, Keefer R, Dee W, Rojas AM, Rymer WZ, Wu M.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to determine the effects of bilateral trunk support during walking on trunk and leg kinematics and neuromuscular responses in children with cerebral palsy (CP). DESIGN: Fourteen children with spastic CP (GMFCS l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effect of backward and forward walking on lower limb strength, balance, and gait in multiple sclerosis: a randomized feasibility trial - DelMastro HM, Ruiz JA, Simaitis LB, Gromisch ES, Neto LO, Cohen ET, Wong E, Krug RJ, Lo AC.
We examined the feasibility of a BW intervention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Safety and feasibility of robot-assisted gait training in adults with cerebral palsy in an inpatient setting - an observational study - Moll F, Kessel A, Bonetto A, Stresow J, Herten M, Dudda M, Adermann J.
BACKGROUND: To investigate the safety and feasibility of six sessions of Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) robot-assisted gait training (RAGT) integrated into an inpatient therapy concept and their influence on walking speed and gait parameters in adult CP patie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Driving training and behaviour among young adults with cerebral palsy - a follow-up pilot study - Rike PO, Aa SG, Storenes AK, Stadskleiv K, Eliassen CF.
This study has a retrospective cohort design. A follow-up survey was sent to former patients with CP tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

These New Pediatric Development Clinics in Rwanda Save Lives
By D éogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza, Communication Officer ; Richard Kalisa, Newborn and child health advisor A PDC nurse examines baby Sebastien at Ruhengeri Referral Hospital. Photo by Deogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza for IntraHealth International.January 31, 2023The birth of a baby is often a joyous, momentous occasion. For Izabayo Marcel, however, August 2021 was a heartbreaking month. His wife died while giving birth to their baby, Sebastien Duhirwe, and Sebastien suffered from birth asphyxia, which left him fighting for his life.The doctors and nurses at the Ruhengeri Referral Hospital acted quickly—and t...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 31, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Health workforce development Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

The sexual and reproductive health of adolescents with cerebral palsy in rural Bangladesh: a qualitative analysis - Power R, Heanoy E, Das MC, Karim T, Muhit M, Badawi N, Khandaker G.
Adolescents with disability in the Global South have unique sexual and reproductive health (SHR) experiences and needs; however, they are rarely included in SRH discourse. This qualitative study, conducted in rural Bangladesh, used semi-structured intervie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

For People With Disabilities, Losing Abortion Access Can Be a Matter of Life or Death
These days, Flora Ellis’s mother keeps a stash of morning-after pills in a closet in their Oklahoma home. That’s not just because she’s a “cool mom,” although Ellis, 20, confirms that she is. It’s because Ellis was born with a connective-tissue disorder that prevents her body from properly making collagen. In addition to limiting her mobility and contributing to frequent injuries, Ellis’s condition means that pregnancy comes with a chance of organ rupture. Now that abortion is banned in Oklahoma, neither Ellis nor her mother want to take chances. Ellis’s health issues prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized abortion healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Prognostic Model Identifies Cerebral Palsy in Infants
THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2023 -- A prognostic model using 12 clinical variables improves prediction of cerebral palsy (CP) compared with clinical presentation with encephalopathy, according to a study published online Jan. 17 in JAMA Pediatrics. Amira... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - January 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bedside Prognostic Tool Identifies Infants at Risk for Cerebral Palsy
(MedPage Today) -- A new prognostic model for identification of term-born neonates at increased risk for cerebral palsy (CP) may have brought better outcomes through early intervention one step closer. The model, based on 12 clinical variables... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 17, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Study finds programme to prevent cerebral palsy in premature babies is effective
A programme to increase the use of magnesium sulfate, a £ 1 injection that helps prevent cerebral palsy in premature babies, is effective according to a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded evaluation. The findings, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, are published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 10, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Touching moment boy, 5, with cerebral palsy takes first steps unaided at school nativity
When Samuel Grimes stood up in his school nativity play it was more than just a proud moment for his thrilled parents. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fracture rates in children with cerebral palsy: a Danish, nationwide register-based study - Granild-Jensen JB, Pedersen AB, Kristiansen EB, Langdahl B, M øller-Madsen B, Søndergaard C, Farholt S, Vestergaard ET, Rackauskaite G.
BACKGROUND: In children with cerebral palsy (CP), fracture rates have been reported to be higher than in the general population but age-specific fracture rates have not been directly compared and the effect of comorbid epilepsy needs elucidation. This impa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The 'life-changing' electric suit
A special body suit for people with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and strokes has had some remarkable results. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cerebral Palsy Risk Up With Exposure to Maternal Unintentional Injury In Utero
TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2022 -- Exposure to maternal injury in utero is associated with increased risk of cerebral palsy (CP), according to a study published online Nov. 28 in JAMA Pediatrics. Asma Ahmed, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., from McGill University in... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - November 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news